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By Liz Mechem

A absolutely illustrated number of the main exciting shipwrecks of all time!

Experience the secret and sweetness of the ground of the ocean with over sixty bills of shipwreck catastrophes. Illustrated with unique maps and shipwreck destinations, Disasters at Sea takes readers on a desirable trip via background and to the sea flooring. examine all in regards to the ancient information and theories of the main notorious shipwrecks—from the main recognized sinkings just like the Titanic, to the imprecise, mysterious drifting ghost ships and unexplained disappearances. topics include:

• Tragedies through mom Nature
• Shipwrecks and war
• deadly errors
• Legends, myths, mysteries
• and lots of more!

Whether via human errors, collision, piracy, or mutiny, this ebook has all of them. With shipwrecks from the outdated testomony, to historical Greece, to fashionable occasions, this fascinating publication is compellingly written with accompanying resources, fine quality photographs, and loads of facts. discover fascinating tidbits approximately Christopher Columbus’s Santa Maria, which eluded discovery for hundreds of years regardless of long term investigations. remain afloat with the Mary Celeste and the Carroll A. Deering—ships that didn't break in any respect yet whose complete crews disappeared, by no means to be stumbled on. Readers are not any doubt conversant in the tragedy of the Titanic, yet this publication additionally recounts the Wilhelm Gustloff, which took 9 thousand lives on the finish of global conflict II.

Disasters at Sea is certain to supply an addicting and exciting voyage that would go away you analyzing time and again. this is often a thrilling ebook for the historical past buff—or for someone trying to find a desirable read!

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